Pseudomyrma nigriceps

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Pseudomyrma nigriceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex termitarius)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Pseudomyrmex
Species: Pseudomyrma nigriceps
Smith, F., 1855

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex termitarius.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nigriceps. Pseudomyrma nigriceps Smith, F. 1855c: 159 (w.) BRAZIL. Combination in Pseudomyrmex: Kusnezov, 1953e: 214. Subspecies of tenuis: Santschi, 1922b: 345. Junior synonym of termitarius: Perrault, 1988a: 384. See also: Kempf, 1960a: 7.